John Lerch -Owner
John was raised in Palo Alto. He graduated from Paly High School. John continued his education at UC Berkeley where he completed a degree in Conservation and Natural Resources.
Robert Lerch -Superintendant
Robert has been working side by side with his brother John since the beginning of Lerch Construction in 1973.
Cathi Lerch -Office Manager
Cathi was also raised in Palo Alto. She went to Paly High School, until her senior year where she attended and graduated from Ravenswood High School in East Palo Alto. Cathi brings a wealth of business management experience to Lerch Construction. She managed Country Sun Juice Bar where she discovered how difficult it was to obtain organic produce. This inspired her and a friend to start their own company called 3:30 AM Produce. One of their first clients was Late for the Train Restaurant owned by Bob Cool and Jesse Ziff Cool. Cathi went on to work for Jesse at Flea St. Café in Menlo Park as a cook where she enjoyed beautiful organic food from another side. She also enjoyed co-managing Briar Patch Cooperative Market in Menlo Park. And, Cathi made time to teach basic computer skills to students at Bullis Purissima Elementary School.
Don Simoni -Procurement Officer
Don has a unique approach to purchasing, and has a wealth of experience in the procurement field. Prior to Lerch Construction, Don worked for over 15 years in a similar role for Dupont Electronics. As purchasing coordinator, Don exercises control over the acquisition of materials and services. He also is our laiason for potential subcontractors and building officials. He is also a valued team member in managing tools, rentals, and our heavy equipment. The benefit to the client is that, we at Lerch Co. rarely get off schedule because of the demand for supplies. Don has built a commanding communication network over the bay area.